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" Of praise a mere glutton, he swallow'd what came, And the puff of a dunce he mistook it for fame; Till his relish grown callous, almost to disease, Who pepper'd the highest was surest to please. But let us be candid, and speak out our mind, If dunces... "
The Hibernian Magazine, Or, Compendium of Entertaining Knowledge - Page 292
1774
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English Poetry..: With Introduction, Notes and Illustrations, Volume 2

English poetry - 1910
...callous, almost to disease, Who pepper'd the highest was surest to please. But let us be candid, and speak out our mind, If dunces applauded, he paid them in kind. Ye Kendricks, ye Kellys, and Woodfalls so grave, What a commerce was yours while you got and you gave...
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English Poetry..: With Introduction, Notes and Illustrations, Volume 41

English poetry - 1910
...callous, almost to disease, Who pepper'd the highest was surest to please. But let us be candid, and speak out our mind, If dunces applauded, he paid them in kind. Ye Kendricks, ye Kellys, and Woodfalls so grave, What a commerce was yours while you got and you gave...
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The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by ..., Volume 3

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1913
...Burke. * Mr. T. Townshend, MP for Whitchurch, afterwards Lord Sydney. But let us be candid, and speak out our mind, If dunces applauded, he paid them in kind. Ye Kenricks, ye Kellys l, and Woodfalls 2 so grave, What a commerce was yours, while you got and you gave! How did Grub-street...
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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892)

John Matthews Manly - English literature - 1916 - 792 pages
...callous, almost to disease, Who pepper'd the highest was surest to please. But let us be candid, and speak hand. Pity me then and wish I were renew'd; Whilst; like a willing patient, I will dr Woodfalls so grave, 5 What a commerce was yours, while you got and you gave ! How did Grub Street 3...
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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892)

John Matthews Manly - English literature - 1916 - 792 pages
...callous, almost to disease, Who pepper'd the highest was surest to please. But let us be candid, and speak eye of most transparent light, That almost made the dungeon bright, And not a word o Woodfalls so grave,2 What a commerce was yours, while you got and you gave ! How did Gn1b Street6 re-echo...
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A Book of English Literature, Selected and Ed, Volume 1

Franklyn Bliss Snyder, Robert Grant Martin - English literature - 1916 - 889 pages
...callous, almost to disease, Who peppered the highest was surest to please. But let us be candid, and speak out our mind: If dunces applauded, he paid them in kind. Ye Kenricks, ye Kellys, and Woodfalls so grave, 115 What a commerce was yours, while you got and you gave! How did Grub Street...
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English Poets of the Eighteenth Century

Ernest Bernbaum - English poetry - 1918 - 364 pages
...callous, almost to disease, Who peppered the highest was surest to please. But let us be candid, and speak out our mind: If dunces applauded, he paid them in kind; Ye Kenricks, ye Kellys, and Wo'odfalls so grave, What a commerce was yours while you got and you gave! Old Shakespeare receive...
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Goldsmith's The Traveller, and The Deserted Village: Gray's Elegy and Other ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1919 - 80 pages
...callous, almost to disease, Who pepper'd the highest was surest to please. But let us be candid, and speak out our mind, If dunces applauded, he paid them in kind. Ye Kenricks, ye Kellys, and Woodfalls so grave, 115 What a commerce was yours, while you got and you gave! How did Grub-street...
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A History of Eighteenth Century Literature (1660-1780)

Edmund Gosse - English literature - 1923 - 415 pages
...simple, affecting ; "Twas only that when he was off he was acting. But let us be candid, and speak out our mind, If dunces applauded, he paid them in kind ; Ye Kenricks, and Kellys, and Woodfalls so grave, What commerce was yours, while you got and you gave ! How did Grub...
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The Modern Student's Book of English Literature

Harry Morgan Ayres - English literature - 1924 - 898 pages
...callous, almost to disease, Who pepper'd the highest was surest to please. But let us be candid, and speak d fear : Why Woodfalls so grave,1 What a commerce was yours, while you got and you gave ! How did Grub Street re-echo...
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